[TriLUG] Offsite data backup/storage suggestions
steve at kuekes.homeip.net
Wed Dec 14 16:41:11 EST 2011
I use a system called CrashPlan which for free allows you to backup
between your machines that you have either on a home/business network or
over the internet. For example, I have my home server set up to be a
crashplan backup server and I backup all my laptops and my mothers home
computer (located in another state) to that server.
On 12/14/2011 02:47 PM, Jack Hill wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've decided it's time to get an automatic off site backups setup (My
> current setup of exchanging between my office and home every week isn't
> working since it requires manual intervention).
> This is for personal/family data. I'm estimating 30GB, which is probably
> contains reproducible data, but I don't want to have to organize my
> content based on whether it needs an off site backup. I'm planing on
> managing the backups with duplicity (other software suggestions are
> I currently estimate my cost at around $50/500GB/year (get two $500GB
> drives, replace one every year).
> My question is what storage provider do people recommend? My default
> choice would be Amazon S3. I guess I could go with the reduced
> redundancy since that's still more than I'm doing now. What other
> providers should I be looking at? Ubuntu One (n.b. I'm not on Ubuntu)
> seems a lot cheaper.
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